Doing Life

In Which I Figure a Few Things Out

I'm on a never-ending quest to make my life easier, as are we all, I'm sure. Which is why when I have some "A-ha!" moments I feel like I should share them, just in case there's someone reading this who struggles in the same area(s) I do and who might benefit from my discoveries. (The… Continue reading In Which I Figure a Few Things Out

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PCOS 101

September is PCOS Awareness Month. You might not have been aware of that, which is exactly why such a month is needed. PCOS -- Polycystic Ovary Syndrome -- is a disease that's known to affect roughly five million women in the U.S. alone--nearly 10% of the population, including yours truly. But not a lot was… Continue reading PCOS 101

Doing Life

30 Days After Whole 30

It's been a month since I ended my Whole30, so I thought I'd look back at the last 30 days of life after Whole30. All in all, I think it's gone well. I've continued making healthy choices, although I have strayed here and there--most notably when we took my mom out for burgers for a… Continue reading 30 Days After Whole 30

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PCOS Awareness Month: What You Should Know

September is, among other things, PCOS Awareness Month. So I thought I'd break from the routine today to resurrect a (slightly modified) post from my old Blogger blog, originally posted in September of 2011. *** There's a meme currently making the rounds on Facebook, supposedly in support of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, in which women… Continue reading PCOS Awareness Month: What You Should Know

Doing Life

How Aldi is helping me stay gluten free

As you probably know if you’ve been following along here for a while, around the start of last fall I decided to severely limit my gluten intake to see if it helped my thyroid issues and gave me more energy. I’m happy to report that it has indeed. You may recall how in the beginning… Continue reading How Aldi is helping me stay gluten free

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5 Ways to Bust Seasonal Depression

This is another re-post from my homemaking blog, A Sensible Wife, which is now on permanent hiatus. This was one of my more popular posts there, and now that the holidays are done and we're deep in the throes of winter, it seems an appropos time to update it here--although, somewhat ironically, today is the first… Continue reading 5 Ways to Bust Seasonal Depression

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PCOS, goal interference, and reluctant diet changes

Last week was just a bad week. I have those from time to time, and I'm growing more accepting of that fact -- and better at extending grace to myself -- now that I'm past 40. Still, it's really annoying to have stuff that needs to get done and lack the energy or mental clarity… Continue reading PCOS, goal interference, and reluctant diet changes